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KDLV40A12U, LE40M61B or TH42PV500?? That is the question

nburcombe

Active Member
One plasma versus 2 LCD's - cananyone give me any advice. Is the Bravia V Series better than I'm seeing it in the shops? It's expensive, but it's on my list coz I can get a disount on it. The TH42PV500 and 37" looked very good today opn high def feeds and the Samsung LE40M61B is looking like an amazing spec but I can't make a desicion. I guess this should be in the LCD section but I'd value any opinons to support plasma over LCD. I get the impression that the plasma technology has com a long wany in recent years, but I'm naturally concerned about logo-burn or image retention or whatever else it's called.

Plasma owners - what say you? Any Samsung owners please come forward....
 

davieg1

Active Member
Looking in the plasma section it seems that a new range of Panasonic plasmas are due out in March and are going to be reasonably priced as well.

Could you wait a few weeks to see them or would that add to your dilema?

I have an sd panny myself and have no probs with screen burn etc. I cant comment on theHD ones but Panasonic is supposed to be a reliable brand
 

nburcombe

Active Member
Thanks for the advice - I may hang fire. Anyone know anything of these new Panasonic TV's? Specs? Sizes? Prices? I'd love to see some more models to distract me...lol

UPDATE: Couldn't wait - TH37PV500WAL on it's way. Final decision came down to one thing - I know for a fact this TV does what I want it do picture quality-wise and connectivity-wise, so I'm happy. Of course that might change in six months time, but I've gone with my original gut instinct from 6 months ago when I first saw the 37PV500 running HD material - difference is now it's £500-600 less. £1700 from sound and vision inc bracket. I'm happy with that.
 

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